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Stadthuys

Dutch Square Or Red Square, The Stadthuys, Melaka, Malaysia
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Malacca Day Trip from Kuala Lumpur
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Day Tour UNESCO Malacca, Dutch Museum & Kampong Morten Tour with local lunch
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This 17th-century building was the seat of the Dutch administration and now houses a history museum.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good47%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“city hall” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Dutch Square Or Red Square, The Stadthuys, Melaka, Malaysia
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"red building"
in 18 reviews
"history museum"
in 9 reviews
"city hall"
in 7 reviews
"dutch architecture"
in 8 reviews
"old building"
in 13 reviews
"dutch square"
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"clock tower"
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"christ church"
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"interesting building"
in 4 reviews
"water fountain"
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"tourist spot"
in 5 reviews
"queen victoria's fountain"
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"kuala lumpur"
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"take photos"
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"nice place"
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"malacca town"
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"jonker walk"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Actually, this area is Melaka's main attraction. From this place, you can reach some touristy place in Melaka, such as infamous Jonker Street, Melaka Street Art Wall, Masjid Kampung Keling, Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, Church of St. Farncis Xavier, St. Paul's Church, Famosa Fortress,...More

Thank ermezmee
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great for taking photos. A building rich in culture and history. You can take a stroll on your own pace or join a free guided tours available on site. A must visit.

Thank BillNabilah
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wanted to know more about who invaded this country throughout the years - to find all this out make sure you pay to go inside and check it out. Very informative. The entire area is steeped in history and worth visiting. There are two...More

Thank Jennifer D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a very historical place that shows the fortress wall and cannons that used to protect this area. Nice view and good for taking photos here.

Thank Yew Mun L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must see when in Malacca. Located right at the center next to the amazing Christ Church. Legacy of the Dutch & Portuguese. Used to be the administrative center built on top of an old fort. Impressive colonial dutch architecture & vibrant colors. There are...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guide, who brought from Kuala Lumpur, was wise to include this on our tour. Stadthuys is a historical building which speaks of the Dutch history of Malacca It's located in the heart of Malacca, and the building itself is lovely. The museum is also...More

Thank Dan W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must see in Malacca. To understand the Portuguese, Dutch, British occupations, is it understand the Malacca people and the great influence it had had in the region.

Thank Foodie149
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The area is soaked in dutch colonial charm with the typical architecture and vibrant colors. The museum inside is quite knowledgeable and takes you back down the historic lane of melaka. The place is maintained well as it attracts the most tourists. We took a...More

Thank nik_men
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Stadthuys is a historical building which turned into Melaka history and ethnography museum. Located in the heart of Melaka, you will not miss it. The building itself is lovely. The museum is very informative. I think it probably take the whole day to read the...More

Thank TheNayzer
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

This free guided walk conduct on every Tue, Thurs and Sat. Our guide En ZamZam was very knowledgeable on Melaka history. A thumbs-up to him.

Thank ailee98
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Response from Ngan H | Reviewed this property |
After taking your lunch upon reaching Melaka, I suggest you take the river cruise first near the Stadhuys. Then you take a short taxi ride to Masjid Selat Melaka. After that, you can drop by Menara Taming Sari. A short walk... More
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